Nana Oye Lithur is a respected Lawyer, Human Rights Activist and Leading Member of the opposition NDC having served in President John Dramani Mahama's administration as his Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection in Ghana between 2013 to 2017.
Minister for Communication and Digitalization, Mrs. Ursula Owusu Ekuful predicted a scuffle between people who find cat meat as delicacy and Animal rights advocates last weekend. She described cat “eaters” as Human Rights advocates, in reaction to the petition to government by an International Animal Rights Activist to ban trading in cat and dog meat for consumption in the country.
Ghana's First Pious "Roman Sister" Lawyer, Law Lecturer And Very Close to Earning a PhD in Law. PICS
Rev.Sr. Regina Ignatia Aflah is a lawyer and an Adjunct Lecturer with the UPSA Law School.She is also the Coordinator for Human Rights and Justice at Caritas Ghana (the charitable arm of the respected Ghana Catholic Conference of Bishops).
The issue of LBGTQ+ has gone viral everywhere in the country. Some law enforcement agencies including the churches, Imams, and traditional leaders are heavily against the act. “When we are talking about Human Rights, these are rights that people are entitled to as a result of their humanity.
I am not particularly surprised that this Human Rights Activist and Former Country Director of Amnesty International is championing this course for the LGBTQI+ Community in Ghana. When he was active in office as a Country Director, he fought restlessly and resiliently to put an end to death sentence, enshrined in the Supreme Law of our land.
Dr. Raymond A. Atuguba, is a Professor in Law at the Law Faculty in the University of Ghana, where he teaches Conflict of Laws, Administrative Law and several Human Rights and Law and Development Seminars.
President Nana Akufo-Addo has a staunch reputation as a human rights advocate. Indeed he has an enviable record of standing up for human rights, and his career as a lawyer and politician is littered with examples of this record. He has been a vocal advocate for press freedoms, and the right to free speech. However recent arrests of persons who have been vocal against government and various government agencies will be a cause of concern for many. One of the greatest tenets of democracy is that people be able
There has been a bone of contention altogether as Ghana is in the middle of accepting or not accepting LGBT in the country.A whole lot of media pundits have shared their views about this issue.
As prophesized by the Lord Jesus, many fake pastors will come in the end time. The only way the Bible teaches us to identify these “wolves in sheep clothing” is through their works. The Bible says; “by their works, you shall know them…” This shows that we can only identify fake pastors through their work. Whereas the performing of miracles by some pastors will be difficult for us to discern whether it is from God or not, telling women to remove their panties so that you can shave them is a clear indication
Article: Human Rights Abuse, Still Worthy to Talk About In the Twenty-First (21st) Century! (PART 1)
Many people all over the world are in constant abuse in their every day life but may not even be conscious about it due to ignorance. It is based on this that I want to share with you my followers and readers a little information on Human Rights and how they get abused as well as how to protect these rights. It is going to be in two parts and the first part which is what you are reading is to deal with the concept of Human Rights, the most vulnerable people to be abused and how some abuse of rights occur.
The Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), a media advocacy cum human rights non-governmental organization has expressed utter shock over the unfortunate and almost preventable incident of deadly explosion which reportedly claimed over 13 lives leaving other 59 persons battling with varying degrees of injuries on January 20 2022 at Appiatse near Bogoso in the Western North Region of Ghana.
The ”Astalavista” hitmaker has rallied for support from her industry colleagues, urging them to put all their differences aside and fight the system to show how powerful they are as entertainers. It all started with the FDA ”Guidelines for the Advertisement of Foods.” Section 148 of the Public Health Act, 2012 (Act 851) which gives the FDA the power to make guidelines. So, the guidelines are not mere guides but have the force of the law. As if this is enough, the Gaming Commission has also banned all
Kofi Koranteng, a disqualified independent presidential aspirant, has stated that there is no presidential candidate on the ballot who comes close to being able to settle Ghana's problems except him. Mr. Kofi Koranteng was one of the five(5) out of the seventeen(17) presidential aspirants who submitted their nomination forms with the hope of contesting in December 7, 2020 polls but was disqualified by the Electoral Commission. He went to court to question the Electoral Commission's decision to disqualify him.
Ghanaian renowned lawyer in Human Rights and Immigration, Chris-Vincent Agyapong has revealed that Ghanaians female music act Becca disrespectful refused to attend her mother's funeral held in London.
Gender Based Violence Control Center Established In Ghana Gender Based Violence is one of the most prevalent Human Rights Violations in the World. It undermines the health, dignity and security of its victims and yet remains in a culture of silence. These include but not limited to rape, harassment forced abortions and female genital mutilation.
I believe each and every Ghanaian by now has heard of the court case between a Rastafarian boy called Tyrone Marghuy and Achimota Senior High School. To give a short recap of the story , Tyrone Marghuy was placed at Achimota Senior High School by the school placement system after haven successfully passed the Basic Education Certificate Exam (B.E.C.E) with flying colors and apparently Achimota SHS made it clear that they will only admit Tyrone only when he cuts his hair.
The Executive Director of Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), Joseph Wemakor has been listed among high-profile speakers who are poised to open fruitful discussions focused on human rights violations rearing ugly heads around the world with emphasis on cases in South Korea. The event dubbed: ‘Summit on South Korea: Covid-19 and Human Rights Abuses’, slated for September 10 to 11, 2020 at 2pm each day will convene an audience and distinguished speakers made up of human rights activists, advocates, lawyers
Today is 2020 Human Rights Day, an important moment in the fight for and the respect for the human rights of people across the world. This year's theme is "Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights." In a press release signed by its Executive Director, Joseph Kobla Wemakor and copied to the media, the Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), a non-governmental organization, non-profit human rights organization independent of all political parties, governments or religious groups in Ghana indicated that the